Urban Alliance

In-School Mentor

Initiative:

Next Generation

Impact area:

Children and youth

Location(s):

New Britain, CT

Hours:

Weekday mornings and afternoons

Desired level of commitment:

One hour per week

Duration:

Seasonal (during school year)

Age requirement:

18+

Tasks may include:

  • Helping elementary students develop reading and math skills
  • Sharing interests and hobbies with students
  • Providing emotional encouragement to students
  • Helping students develop their gifts and talents
  • Assisting school staff as needed

In order to volunteer, you should be:

  • A registered UAServe volunteer (you will have a chance to register if you haven't already)
  • Willing to attend an orientation prior to volunteering
  • Willing to submit a background check
  • Willing to complete additional host-site specific paperwork and requirements
  • Willing to attend a training in August
  • Willing to begin serving in October
  • Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
  • Knowledgeable of elementary school academics
  • Friendly
  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Spanish-speaking skills a plus
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